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EdX powered courses video downloader

This script is intended to download course videos from or any other site 'Powered by EdX' (including, of course, itself).

This script relies on youtube-dl project to download videos.

Accepts destination path as optional parameter.


  • Python 2.7
  • Mechanize
  • BeautifulSoup4
  • Youtube_dl


git clone
cd edu_10gen_dl
sudo pip install -r requirements.txt

Populate with domain and credentials of site, from which you're going to download videos.

Optionally set another options in like writesubtitles to enable subtitles.


  • python
  • python c:\Users\MyUser\Lectures\
  • python --interactive c:\Users\MyUser\Lectures\
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